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Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility

Customer base: Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Department of Corrections, South Carolina Corrections, Vermont Corrections, Wyoming Department of Corrections, U.S. Marshals Service - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 2000
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415 U.S. Highway 49 North, Tutwiler, MS 38963
Phone: 662-345-6567 Fax: 662-345-8527

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Rafael Vergara, Warden

Facility Leader: Rafael Vergara, Warden

Rafael Vergara was named warden at Tallahatchie County Correctional in December 2019. Since joining CoreCivic in 2014, Vergara has served as warden at Lake City Correctional Facility and McRae Correctional Facility. He has nearly 24 years of corrections experience with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, where he served as a correctional officer, inmate systems officer, correctional counselor, recreation specialist, recreation supervisor, unit manager, executive assistant and associate warden. Vergara was also a disturbance control team member, hostage negotiation assistant team leader, PREA coordinator, reentry program manager and training instructor. He served for nine years in the U.S. Air Force.

Community Activities

Chamber of Commerce; Sumner MS Rotary Club; Charleston Rotary Club; Citizens' Advisory Club

Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Kamala Grant, Assistant Warden

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

Write to: PREA Compliance Manager

Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility

415 U.S. Highway 49 North

Tutwiler, Mississippi 38963

Call the CoreCivic Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 1-800-461-9330, or


Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Inspector General at:
245 Murray Drive, S.W., Building 410
Washington, D.C. 20528

Call the DHS Office of the Inspector General at 1-800-323-8603

Call the ICE Detention Reporting and Information Line at 1-888-351-4024 or ICE Joint Intake Center at 1-877-246-8253



Office of Inspector General (OIG): 1-800-869-4499

Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Ave.

Room 4706, Washington, DC. 20530


For Vermont Inmates contact 1-802-241-0070 or email

For Wyoming Inmates contact:1-877-966-4276

For South Carolina Inmates contact:

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED)

P.O. Box 21398 Columbia, SC 299221

Or submit online at

Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: May 14-16, 2018

2018 PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: May 18-20, 2015

2015 PREA Audit Report: Download

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